kölna

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Previously also spelled kiölna, kjölna, and the noun inflected kölnen, kölner. From Old Swedish kölna, cognate with Danish kølle, English kiln, Old Norse kylna, Old English cyln, from Latin culina (a portable stove). The verb has been used since 1706 (to kindle a fire) and 1873 (to dry malt).

Noun[edit]

kölna c

  1. an oast, a kiln; a room or building for drying malt and hop

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Verb[edit]

kölna (present kölnar, preterite kölnade, supine kölnat, imperative kölna)

  1. to dry (malt or hop) (in a kiln)
    Malten kölnades över öppen eld
    The malt was dried over an open fire
  2. (dialect) to light a fire in a fireplace, to kindle a fire

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